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Rag Radio 2010-10-26 / Writer and Peace Activist Alice Embree

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Rag Radio 2010-10-26 / Writer and Peace Activist Alice Embree


Published October 26, 2010


Alice Embree was a leader in the 60s New Left, working in civil rights and with SDS in Austin where she was a founder of the underground newspaper The Rag. She also worked with underground newpaper RAT in New York. A pioneer of the women's liberation movement, her essay was included in Robin Morgan's classic feminist anthology, "Sisterhood is Powerful." Alice went to Chile with an exchange program, and worked with the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), and later was involved with the Austin Committee for Human Rights in Chile. In Austin, she sang with an all-woman honky-tonk band and was a founder of a feminist print shop. Alice Embree was a strategic planner for the Texas Child Support Division of the Office of the Attorney General and remains active in the Texas State Employees Union. She now works with the Fort Hood Support Network, the non-profit that sponsors Under the Hood Café in Killeen, Texas, a free speech zone for soldiers, veterans, and military families. She works with CodePink, is a contributing editor to The Rag Blog, and serves on the board of the New Journalism Project, the nonprofit corporation that publishes The Rag Blog.
Host and producer: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and co-producer: Tracey Schulz;


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